Reports To: M&E Manager Duration: Fixed Term Contract Location: Mangwe District The Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP), a leading local non-governmental organisation, presents an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and motivated candidates to fill the following vacancies under a USAID funded Amalima Project which is part of a CNFA-led consortium. The project seeks to sustainably improve household food security and nutrition, using the following three Strategic Objectives: SO 1: Household access to, and availability of, food improved; SO 2: Community resilience to shocks improved; SO 3: Nutrition and health among pregnant and lactating females, boys and girls under 2 years old improved. Purpose of the Job The incumbent is expected to contribute in improving the effectiveness of M&E department by providing technical support in managing operations of the M&E system to support programme management and accountability functions of the Amalima Project at district level. Duties include Developing monthly/weekly district M&E work plans in liaison with the M&E Manager; Capacitating district programming team members to become highly technical in monitoring and evaluating their activities in the field; Compiling and consolidating Amalima program performance reports at district level reports as per M&E plan’s reporting schedule and in accordance with approved reporting formats; Maintaining and updating the district tracker for programme indicators and monitoring activities; Executing time bound data collection exercises using Amalima approved M&E tools; Liaising with external consultants and individuals sub-contracted to implement special surveys or studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts; Assisting the M&E Manager in the continual review of the M & E system manual as per requirements for the specific interventions; Managing the systematic filing of all soft and hard copy district M&E information.
Qualifications and experience A Degree/Diploma in Social Sciences, Statistics, Development Studies or equivalent; At least 2 years hands on experience in the implementation of M&E systems; including qualitative and quantitative approaches to assessment and monitoring; Experience in participatory assessment, monitoring and evaluation, training and facilitation, data collection, processing or analysis; Knowledge of computer based statistical packages including SPSS, CsPro, Epinfo and Excel; Good reporting skills; Must have appreciation of ORAP values and be prepared to work with ORAP grassroots structures.
To apply Suitably qualified female applicants (in line with affirmative action) and those who are differently abled are encouraged to apply. Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their comprehensive CVs, application letter and certified copies of relevant qualifications to: The Human Resources Manager, 16 Boone Avenue, Richmond, BULAWAYO or: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Only short listed candidates will be contacted.